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House Proceeding 04-02-09 on Apr 2nd, 2009 :: 0:38:15 to 0:40:45
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Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:38:11 to 0:38:31( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: has been promised to be working that out and i think that it's a bold budget for a great new president in the united states and i look forward to supporting it. the chair: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman from ohio has 3 1/2 minutes remaing. mr. jordan: i think we'll reserve. the chair: the gentleman

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:38:15 to 0:40:45( Edit History Discussion )
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Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:38:32 to 0:38:52( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from oregon. mr. blumenauer: madam speaker, i'll yield two minutes to the gentlelady from texas, ms. jackson lee. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from texas is recognized for -- the chair: the gentlewoman from texas is recognized for two minutes. mr. jackson: i thank the distinguished -- ms. jackson lee: i thank the distinguished gentlemen.

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:38:53 to 0:39:16( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: i'm committed to what the president is committed to. all of white house believe there needs to be a new day in america, are committed to a new america's promise. and my good friends on the other side of the aisle are in direct contrast to that because if we pass this budget, the republican study group, study caucus, we will see a

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:39:17 to 0:39:39( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: ntinuation of crumbling bridges, workers and veterans waiting months or years for benefits, the very veterans, 167,000-plus, that are returning back from the iraq war, many who will be returning back from afghanistan, the very families that we see in our community, we will see them missing out on the necessary

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:39:40 to 0:40:00( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: resources to provide a new era ofesponsibility. one of the important aspects of this legislation, our budget, focuses on protecting families. let me share one vision. protect families' financial health. our budget, the president's budget, plans -- has a plan

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:40:01 to 0:40:22( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: that must reduce the growing premiums and other costs american citizens and people must be protected from bankruptcy due to catastrophic illness. we have a placeholder, a place to address the question of reforming our health care. we have a provision or a concept to make health care coverage affordable.

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:40:23 to 0:40:44( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: the plan must reduce high administrative costs, unnecessary tests and services, waste and other inefficient sises. in the president's budget, he believes in renewing america. the budget we have on the floor now believes in undermining the health care safety net. it does not have the details that are necessary. it cuts key services, it certainly doesn't provide a

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:40:45 to 0:40:45( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: bridge, an ongoing bridge into

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